COVID-19 Press Releases

UPDATED: Bristol Amends Masking Requirement for Town Buildings

UPDATED February 10th, 2022 10:45 AM

BRISTOL, RI-On Thursday, February 10th, 2022, Town Administrator Contente issued an Administrative Directive removing face mask requirements inside town facilities. This directive aligns with the State’s expiring Executive Order.


BRISTOL, RI– In response to favorable COVID-19 data, Town Administrator Steven Contente announced that Bristol will be updating its masking requirement for town buildings.

Effective Thursday, February 10th, 2022, at 8:00 AM, individuals who are up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccinations will not be required to wear a face mask in town facilities.

The full administrative directive can be read below.